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Oncidium graminifolium

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Oncidium
Species: Onc. graminifolium
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Binomial name
Oncidium graminifolium
(Lindl.) Lindl. 1841


Oncidium graminifolium is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Oncidium.

Description[]

Plants blooms from summer to spring with a two to five 2 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the pine forest of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras at elevations of 1100 to 2500 meters

Culture[]

Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with moderate to bright light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.

Naming[]

Common name:The Grass Leafed Oncidium

Synonyms[]

  1. *Cyrtochilum graminifolium Lindley 1840
  2. Cyrtochilum filipes Lindley 1841
  3. Oncidium filipes [Lindley]Lindley 1855
  4. Oncidium Wraye Hook. 1841
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